Sweet and Savory Summer Appetizer – Juicy Watermelon Bites

Juicy Watermelon bites are a delicious appetizer that look pretty and taste good for the entire family plus they are quick and simply made for parties

This appetizer was originally featured on My Suburban Kitchen.com – I made a few alterations to the original –

Here’s what you will need:

  • 1 large watermelon – cut into bite-size slices (try a medium thick square shape)
  • 1 cup basil leaves – the picture shows arugula leaves but i think basil tastes better
  • fresh mozzarella cheese – cut into bite size pieces (preferably smaller than watermelon slices)
  • 6 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 cup balsamic dressing
  • bundle of toothpicks

Place 1 slice of watermelon on a plate. Place one basil leaf on top. Next, add one slice of mozz cheese on top. Sprinkle a pinch of sugar on the cheese. Drizzle a dollop of balsamic dressing on top. Stick one toothpick in the middle of the creation and voila! You just created a delicious summer treat.

A good tip to remember is its best to set the ingredients up in an assembly line so the process moves along more quickly – plus your children can help too!

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